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Can liver be the reason for swollen throat and yellow dots in eyes ?

why is my throat swollen and why the yellow dots in eyes? hi, i am being treated because of my throat being so swollen and i have history of gerd . my esophigal was swollen to and they put me on cipro everyday, but i have just noticed that recently i am getting yellow spots in my eyes. they are on both sides of the black part and the middle looks a bit yellow. what could be causing this? does it have something to do with my liver? i know i had an abnormal liver count once before when i had a blood draw.
Asked On : Sat, 7 May 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

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Rather than speculating I would suggest you to get an ophthalmologist's consultation, there is no relation between the throat and the eye. Yellow spots could be due to nutritional deficiency.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Sat, 7 May 2011
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ENT Specialist Dr. Sumit Bhatti's  Response
1. You will need an anti reflux medication. There may also be a transient throat infection causing the swelling. Ciprofloxacin is not the ideal antibiotic for a throat infection.

2. Yellow spots in your eye may be a sign of :

a) Liver disorders. Repeat your liver function tests.

b) Irritation or dryness of the eye. What is your occupation?

c) Lipid disorders

d) Rarely due to long term ciprofloxacin use.

3. E-mail a photo of your eyes to with 'Attn: Dr. Sumit Bhatti' as the subject line. Alternatively get an ophthalmologist's opinion.

4. If the entire sclera is yellow, rule out jaundice.
Answered: Sat, 7 May 2011
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